Monday News, February 11, 2019 

Rainy and cool to start your week…

 

2019 Grammy Awards: GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC CATEGORY

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:  ‘LOOK UP CHILD’ by Lauren Daigle
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song:  ‘YOU SAY’ by Lauren Daigle
Best Gospel Album: ‘HIDING PLACE’ by Tori Kelly
Best Gospel Performance/Song:  ‘NEVER ALONE’ by Tori Kelly (with Kirk Franklin)

Complete list of winners: https://www.npr.org/2019/02/10/693166443/2019-grammy-awards-the-full-list-of-winners

 

Walter B. Jones Jr.- longtime representative for the 3rd Congressional District down East – passed away on Sunday, his 76th birthday.

Jones was in declining health in recent months.  Jones, who served in Congress since 1995, had already announced his 2018 campaign would be his last. His passing means that Gov. Roy Cooper will schedule a special election for someone to complete Jones’ two-year term.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/walter-jones

Jones was Pro-Life Champion:  https://jones.house.gov/issue/my-work-pro-life-cause

 

Students are safer on school buses?  Students are about 70% more likely to get to school safely when taking a bus than riding in a car.  -US  Dept of Transportation

*The state’s “School Bus Stop Law” makes it illegal to pass a school bus with its red lights flashing and stop-arm extended that is stopped to load or unload students.  Passing a stopped school bus could get you a $500 fine.

BTW: More than 13,000 school buses carry about 790,000 students to and from school every day in North Carolina.

https://www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/local/good-morning-show/forsyth-county-deputies-enforcing-school-bus-stop-law/83-013c1574-993e-419d-89ca-4ac097cf3310

 

Tips on keeping your flowers ‘fresher, longer’…

Make sure all containers are (thoroughly) clean.

Remove any leaves below the water line.

Don’t leave dead flowers in the vase. Remove the ones that didn’t make it ASAP. -Start with fresh flowers—cut or buy them first thing in the morning.

Keep flowers in a cool place, out of direct sunlight.

https://www.reviewed.com/home-outdoors/content/how-to-keep-make-cut-flowers-alive-longer?utm_source=usat&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=collab

 

One of the ‘fastest’ women in the world goes to school in Greensboro?

A&T (Aggies) senior Kayla White turned in the fastest time in the world in the 200 meters  on Saturday at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Kayla finished ahead of High Point Central alum Tamara Clark of Alabama (23.07).  www.grennsboro.com

 

‘Early Bird Registration’ for the annual NCHE Homeschool convention in

Winston-Salem continues through Feb 28.  Conference dates: May 30-June 1, 2019

https://www.nche.com/thrive/registration/

 

Update: Superintendent Beverly Emory is leaving as the head of WS/FC schools for Raleigh. Emory will be the state’s new director of ‘district and regional support’. In that job, she will work to build a state program to help low-performing schools, by using data to identify the best practices for bringing about improvements.

https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/superintendent-emory-leaving-winston-salem-forsyth-county-schools-for-state/article_85c8d9a4-9ff3-5634-b9b0-df03094966b2.html

 

Interesting headline of the morning…

“NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green to read poetry at Greensboro Biscuitville” J

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Verne Hill

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm